The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Thursday at about 12:33 p.m. Friday conducted a press conference updating the case of the Fox Lake police officer Lt. Joe Gliniewicz homicide. At the podium were Lake County Sheriff’s Det. Chris Covelli and Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko. The press conference was over 20 minutes long, and involved a long question and answer period.
NEW INFORMATION …
The FBI has opened a TIP/PHONE line …
and a website …
Motorola Solutions has pledged $50,000 to support the investigation.
Many tips are coming and law enforcement has received tremendous support from the community.
The FBI is having some difficulty producing the images off the hard drive from the home security video mentioned yesterday.
Additional videos have been brought forward — including a video from the Lake County Department of Transportation.
Filenko reported that the Lake County Department of Transportation was astute enough to save images from intersection cameras that otherwise would have been recycled in normal use.
There are images from security videos from home, business, and government entities that show commonality. The images will be put together by the FBI in a sequential presentation for investigators.
Additional information about the slain police officer’s weapon were revealed …
Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s weapon is a .40 caliber weapon.
Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s weapon was recovered at the crime scene.
Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko still refused to comment on whether Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s weapon was the murder weapon.
From the FBI Fox Lake Page ()retrieved Sept 4, 2015 1:21 PM …
“Please use this website to submit information, pictures, and/or video related to the September 1, 2015 shooting death of police officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz in the vicinity of 128 Honing Road in Fox Lake, Illinois. Your information will be reviewed promptly by an FBI special agent or a professional staff member. Due to the high volume of information anticipated, we are unable to reply to every submission; however, we appreciate any information that you can provide.”
Newly-discovered home surveillance videos are aiding in the investigation of the death of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz and search for three suspects. CNN’s Rosa Flores reports.
Get updates from The Cardinal CRIME BLOG ‘Plus’ on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Crime & Forensics’ Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts in the 24/7 Crime Alerts! and sub-categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …